Chiamaka Agbasi-Porter: MIT Mentor Inspires Underrepresented Students To Get Involved In STEM (2022)

Chiamaka Agbasi-Porter, K-12 STEM outreach coordinator at MIT Lincoln Lab and recipient of a 2022 MIT MLK Leadership Award, discusses her work aimed at inspiring young people to pursue STEM interests through the Lincoln Laboratory Radar Introduction for Student Engineers (LLRISE) program. “I think of it as a community,” said Agbasi-Porter, “we are a village that is helping our kids advance and move forward in their careers.”

Timeline: 2020s
School: School of Engineering
Career: EducationEngineeringScienceTechnology
Object: Video
Collection: Administrators, Honors, Lincoln Lab, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mentorship, Rising Voices 1995-Present, STEM Education, Students, Women